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Local vs. landscape controls on diversity: a test using surface-dwelling soil macroinvertebrates of differing mobility
Aim A better understanding of the processes driving local species richness and of the scales at which they operate is crucial for conserving biodiversity in cultivated landscapes. Local speciesExpand
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Preferences of common Central European millipedes for different biotope types (Myriapoda, Diplopoda) in Saxony-Anhalt (Germany)
Knowledge of habitat preferences of myriapod species is essential for their optimal use in bioindication and biological soil assessment. To increase our knowledge a sampling project was started inExpand
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Assessment of biological soil quality in wooded reclaimed mine sites
Abstract Species numbers and biomass of earthworms increased nearly continuously from the 3rd to the 46th year after recultivation, reaching 100 g m−2 at the oldest sites. This development isExpand
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Soil fauna (Lumbricidae, Collembola, Diplopoda and Chilopoda) as indicators of soil eco-subsystem development in post-mining sites of eastern Germany - a review
The soil zoological department of the Senckenberg Museum of Natural History Gorlitz has studied immigration, colonisation and biological activity of main groups of soil fauna on brown coal open-castExpand
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Development o of s soil f fauna a at m mine s sites d during 46 y years a after a afforestation
Summary At the afforested overburden heap „Langteichhalde“ (lignite mining district Berzdorf, Eastern Germany) a long-term study of the soil fauna (since 1961) was completed by new investigationsExpand
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New studies on myriapods (Chilopoda, diplopoda) from Ibiza with a checklist for the Balearic Islands
The paper presents the results of studies based on collections of Diplopoda and Chilopoda gathered on the island of Ibiza in the years 2004 and 2005. Approximately 270 specimens of 24 species wereExpand
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Variation in millipede (Diplopoda) assemblages in oak woodlands of the Eastern European Plain.
Variation in millipede (Diplopoda) assemblages in oak woodlands of the Eastern European Plain was studied based on 46 soil samples collected from the vast territory: from west (Moldova and theExpand
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First results of the German Barcode of Life (GBOL) – Myriapoda project: Cryptic lineages in German Stenotaenia linearis (Koch, 1835) (Chilopoda, Geophilomorpha)
Abstract As part of the German Barcode of Life (GBOL) Myriapoda program, which aims to sequence the COI barcoding fragment for 2000 specimens of Germany’s 200 myriapod species in the near future, 44Expand
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Barcoding of Central European Cryptops centipedes reveals large interspecific distances with ghost lineages and new species records from Germany and Austria (Chilopoda, Scolopendromorpha)
Abstract In order to evaluate the diversity of Central European Myriapoda species in the course of the German Barcode of Life project, 61 cytochrome c oxidase I sequences of the genus Cryptops Leach,Expand
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Critical reflections on German Red Lists of endangered myriapod species (Chilopoda, Diplopoda) (with species list for Germany)
The Red Lists of endangered species published by the German Bundesamt fur Naturschutz (BfN the Federal Agency of Nature Conservation) are essential tools for the nature protection in Germany sinceExpand
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